Definition of Cageling

1. n. A bird confined in a cage; esp. a young bird.



Definition of Cageling

1. Noun. (uncommon) A bird that is kept confined in a cage. ¹

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Definition of Cageling

1. a caged bird [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cageling

cage dances
cage diving
cage fighter
cage fighters
cage fighting
cage in
cage match
cagebird
cagebirds
caged
caged ATP
cageful
cagefuls
cageless
cagelike
cageling (current term)
cagelings
cagemate
cagemates
cager
cagers
cages
cagework
cageworks
cagey
cageyness
cageynesses
cagier
cagiest
cagily

Literary usage of Cageling

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1. Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor by Richard Doddridge Blackmore (1893)
"Or am I as a child perhaps, chasing a flo cageling, who among the branches free, plays and peeps at offered cage (as a home not to be urged on him), ..."

2. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1874)
"... to my thinking, one high note, Dropt by the soaring sky-lark from the sky, Than all that's warbled from a cageling's throat Minds are there, too, ..."

3. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"At last she let herself be conquered by him, And as the cageling newly flown returns, The seeming-injured simple-hearted thing Came to her old perch back, ..."

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